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DOBUTREX 250 MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 368.73 for 1 vial(s) (50 ML injection each)
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Composition for DOBUTREX

Dobutamine(250 mg)

food interaction for DOBUTREX

alcohol interaction for DOBUTREX

pregnancy interaction for DOBUTREX

lactation interaction for DOBUTREX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Dobutrex 250 mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Dobutrex 250 mg injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for DOBUTREX

Dobutamine(250 mg)

Uses

Dobutrex 250 mg injection is used in the treatment of heart failure.

How it works

Dobutrex 250 mg injection belongs to a group of medicines called ionotropic agents that stimulate the beta-1 receptors in the heart. It strengthens the heart muscles, increases blood flow to the heart and improves the pumping of the heart.

Common side effects

Nausea, Altered heart rate, Bronchospasm, Chest pain, Blood clotting disorder, Shortness of breath, Fever, Fluctuating blood pressure, Frequent urge to urinate, Headache, Injection site inflammation, Narrowing of blood vessels, Rash, Tachycardia

SUBSTITUTES for DOBUTREX

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  • DOTAMIN 250MG INJECTION
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  • DOBUTAM 250MG INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    United Biotech Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 70/ML of injection
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    Rs. 350
    pay 849% more per ML of injection
  • DOBUSTAT 250 MG INJECTION
    (20 ML injection in vial)
    Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 18.95/ML of injection
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    Rs. 379
    pay 157% more per ML of injection
  • DOTAMIN LYO 250MG INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Neon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 32.50/ML of injection
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    Rs. 162.50
    pay 341% more per ML of injection
  • INOJECT 250MG INJECTION
    (20 ML injection in vial)
    Gland Pharma Limited
    Rs. 2.81/ML of injection
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    Rs. 56.25
    save 62% more per ML of injection

Top Cardiologists

  • Dr. R. R. Kasliwal
    MBBS, MD, DM, Fellowship
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Expert advice for DOBUTREX

  • Do not drive or operate machinery while on dobutamine treatment.
  • Seek medical advice for correction of hypovolemia with suitable volume expanders before treatment with dobutamine hydrochloride.
  • You may be monitored for ECG and blood pressure continuously during the therapy.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for DOBUTREX

Dobutamine

Q.Is dobutamine a pressor/ vasopressor?
Yes, dobutamine is a vasopressor (agent that causes vasoconstriction of the blood vessels)

Q.Is dobutamine a beta blocker?
No, dobutamine is a beta agonist, not a beta blocker

Q.Is dobutamine an inotrope/ positive inotrope?
Yes, dobutamine is an inotrope

Q.Is dobutamine a catecholamine?
Yes, dobutamine is a catecholamin

Q.Is dobutamine a vasodilator?
Dobutamine has got both vasoconstrictor and vasodilator properties. The net effect depends on the tone of blood vessels and the disease condition

Q.Is dobutamine a vesicant?
Yes, dobutamine is a vesicant (it may cause tissue blistering if it leaks out of the vein)

Q.Is dobutamine the same as dopamine?
Dopamine is a natural neurotransmitter present in the body; both dopamine and dobutamine are inotropic and stimulate the beta-1 receptors of the heart

Q.Does dobutamine increase heart rate/ tachycardia?
Yes, increase in heart rate also known as tachycardia is a common side effect of dobutamine

Q.Does dobutamine decrease afterload/ preload?
No, dobutamine does not have effects on afterload or preload

Q.Does dobutamine increased stroke volume?
Yes, dobutamine is known to increase stoke volume

Q.Does dobutamine cause an increase/decrease in blood pressure?
Yes, dobutamine may cause fluctuations in blood pressure

Q.Does dobutamine increase urine output?
Yes, dobutamine is known to cause an increase in urine output.

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Content on this page was last updated on 31 May, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)